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UC Law School in SF Wants to Drop Hastings from Name

The Hastings College of Law Board of Directors this week voted unanimously to remove Hastings from the law school's name and replace it with San Francisco because of its founder's genocidal acts against Native Americans in the 1850s. The name change will require approval by the state Legislature and signature by Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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Rare ‘Corpse Flower’ to Bloom at SJ State, Unleashing Its Putrid Fragrance

A Titan Arum, commonly known as a corpse flower, is expected to bloom in the next few days for the first time in San Jose State University's Biology Department tropical greenhouse, university officials said Friday. The 9-foot-tall plant, named Terry Titan, is expected to bloom sometime between Sunday

and Tuesday, staying open for only 24 to 36 hours. The flower, when bloomed, will smell like rotting flesh, harkening back to its name as the corpse flower.

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